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Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret) profiled in Book: Every Fire-Rescue Professional is a Leader

Patrick J. Kenny shared his story and the importance of Mental Health with Dr. Lynch for Important Leadership Book May 30, 2023 Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret) is proud to help spread the word about the importance of Mental Health within the Fire and First Responder...

Patrick Kenny Live at FDIC: APS Radio

Patrick J. Kenny Guest Live at FDIC: APS Radio Fire Engineering APS Radio: Pat Kenny 4.25.2023 Host Jim Burneka is joined by guests Dr. Sara Jahnke and Patrick J. Kenny for this APS Radio livestream from FDIC International 2023.

TAKING THE CAPE OFF by Patrick J. Kenny, used in Southern Illinois University Master’s Degree in Homeland Security and Administration

Taking Off The Cape & Executive Leadership/Critical Thinking April 30, 2023According to Lindsay Laycoax, MPA, Lead Site Coordinator/Faculty, Public Safety Management Degree Programs, School of Justice and Public Safety, Southern Illinois University Carbondale,...

Patrick J. Kenny’s Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF Receives Book Excellence Award

Patrick J. Kenny’s Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF Receives Book Excellence Award For immediate release:  April 5, 2023 TAKING THE CAPE OFF How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss by Patrick J. Kenny was named a Winner of the Book Excellence...

TAKING THE CAPE OFF by Fire Chief Patrick J. Kenny honored with Gold Medal Award at International Ceremony

Readers' Favorite recognized "Taking the Cape Off" by Patrick J Kenny in its annual international book award contest and award ceremony in Miami, Florida November 19, 2022. For immediate release:  November 22, 2022 Readers' Favorite recognized the Non-Fiction book and...

We just didn’t see that coming

Article Featured in FIREFighting IN CANADA November 7, 2022 By Patrick J. Kenny How many times have you heard someone say, “We just didn’t see that coming.” I’ve heard it far too often and usually relating to personal tragedy, loss, and suicide. As a speaker on mental...

Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

October 5, 2022 Behind the Shield James Geering Listen to full Podcast Episode 676 - Chief Pat Kenny II  "Pat Kenny is a retired Illinois Fire Chief, public speaker and the author of "TAKING THE CAPE OFF". In this second conversation, we discuss the mental health...

TAKING THE CAPE OFF by Patrick J. Kenny Audiobook Receives Gold Medal Award

Patrick J. Kenny’s Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF Receives Gold For immediate release:  September 15, 2022 Readers' Favorite recognizes Non-Fiction Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss by Patrick J. Kenny, in its...

The Leadership Crucible Podcast – Guest PAT KENNY | TAKING THE CAPE OFF

Taking Off the Cape Part 1 and Part 2   The Leadership Crucible Podcast Guest Pat Kenny 9/9/2022 PATRICK J. KENNY has been a member of the fire service for over 38 years, and before retiring in January 2021 served as the Fire Chief in Hinsdale and Western...

Patrick J. Kenny’s new audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF receives 5 Stars!

Patrick J. Kenny’s Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF Receives a Warm Literary Welcome For immediate release: September 1, 2022 Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Non-Fiction - Audiobook book TAKING THE CAPE OFF How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable...
Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

October 5, 2022 Behind the Shield James Geering Listen to full Podcast Episode 676 - Chief Pat Kenny II  "Pat Kenny is a retired Illinois Fire Chief, public speaker and the author of "TAKING THE CAPE OFF". In this second conversation, we discuss the mental health...

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Humpday Hangout: Straight Talk: Pat Kenny

Humpday Hangout: Straight Talk: Pat Kenny

Fire Engineering Humpday Hangout 3.30.2022 On this week’s Humpday Hangout, hosts Dan DeGryse and Robbie Fisher talk to Pat Kenny about firefighter mental health, humor and resilience, faith, and more.

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Video & Podcast Interviews

Patrick J. Kenny on The Authors Show

Patrick J. Kenny on The Authors Show

September 23, 2021 Patrick J. Kenny is interviewed on The Authors Show shares with the listeners about his international best-selling book TAKING THE CAPE OFF: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss

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“Get Up!” A Father’s Command from Heaven – TBH 175

“Get Up!” A Father’s Command from Heaven – TBH 175

Patrick J. Kenny interviewed on:  Touched by HEAVEN Everyday Encounters with God  Episode: "Get Up!" A Father's Command from Heaven - TBH 175 September 5, 2021 14-year-old Patrick Kenny lay by his father's grave on a frigid January day in Chicago. His goal? To die of...

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PTSD911 Presents: Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret.)

PTSD911 Presents: Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret.)

August 18, 2021 Fire Chief Patrick Kenny’s world was rocked when he lost his own son to suicide. This was devastating as a leader. Join us for a candid conversation about mental health, wellness, and leadership in the first responder community. Chief Kenny joined film...

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Pat Kenny on Hibernian Radio Podcast, Sat. May 22, 2021

Pat Kenny on Hibernian Radio Podcast, Sat. May 22, 2021

Hibernian Radio Podcast, Sat. May 22, 2021 by hibernianradio | May 24, 2021 Podcast Fox’s Pizza, Guinness, The Cork and Kerry Irish Pub and Flood Brothers Disposal present the Hibernian Radio Hour as we continue on our First Responders Tour at The Cork and Kerry Pub...

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